XFR Provence Hill Walker

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Hikes through fertile vineyards, orchards, and picturesque hamlets; Abbeys, chateaux, medieval hilltop villages; Arles: guided walking tour; TGV fast train to Paris; Paris: City highlight tour; Versailles day trip

Trip Information


Inclusions

Breakfast and dinner (hotels & local restaurants) daily. All transport, accommodation, sightseeing and entrance fees for sites noted as 'visited' in the detailed itinerary. Gratuities for driver, restaurant staff, porters (if available) Airport transfers for land & air customers and for early arriving / late departing land & air customers who book their extra hotel nights through us.

Exclusions

Tour Leader gratuities, lunches, drinks, personal items (phone, laundry, etc), international air taxes (if applicable), excursions referenced as 'optional'. Airport transfers for Land Only customers. Optional trip cancellation insurance. Our post-reservation trip notes offer further guidance on optional meal costs and shopping.

Seasonality and Weather

This tour is offered only in spring and fall when weather is relatively mild and dry. Spring is popular for green landscapes and wildflowers; fall is popular for warm seas and locally harvested produce. Showers can still occur any time.

Transport and Travel Conditions

Land transport provided by private bus, 16-24 seats depending on ultimate group size (see 'group size'); local bus, and train (2nd class). Vehicular support for luggage--you carry only your day-pack. This hiking tour is rated 'moderate’: Most weekend hikers should have no trouble with our moderate hikes. Although no previous experience is required, being physically fit and active is helpful.

Accommodation

Mid-range, simple hotels and inns throughout. Many are smaller, mid-range properties (2-3 story). All hotels have en suite toilet and bath, though some will have shower only (no tub). You must be prepared to manage your own luggage to and from your hotel room.

Staff and Support

Tour Leader, driver/s.

Group Size

10-15 (plus Tour Leader)